Before arriving in BA I had heard the city had a reputation as a big party spot. Little did I know the extent of the love to party we would find the locals to have. Continue reading Buenos Aires knows how to Party!!!
The road from the mountains above La Paz to Corioco in Bolivia was voted in 1995 to be the world’s most dangerous road. Estimates are that 200-300 people die on the road each year due to the unstable & rough gravel surface & precipitous cliff faces. These unguarded cliff edges have falls to the valley below of 600m in many places. Mountain biking the road was to be our challenge during our time in La Paz but was made to be a lot tougher… Continue reading Surviving the Death Road, Bolivia
Over 500 years ago the most important people of the Inca civilization would make the walk along the sacred trail to Machu Pichu. We have now achieved that dream as well! Continue reading Walking in the footsteps of the Incas…
The first night we started with a bit of blackjack going along mediocre with some early losses. Later in the night we hit a hot streak of form where we could not lose including a $400 win at MGM Grand. My strategy of going for bigger wins while up led to us trying a high stake slot machine to have a crack at the jackpot. The initial $20 investment won the double jackpot! Flashing lights & alarms went off & we had won $220! Next thing the same alarms & bells went off for the triple jackpot which was worth $20k+!
A couple of weeks ago I received a phone call from my Dad with the news that “Mum has been run over by a bus”. In a terrible accident she was hit by a bus while walking across a pedestrian crossing and suffered extensive leg injuries. Fortunately for her and my family she was very lucky to not sustain any fatal injuries. After spending time in intensive care and undergoing five major surgeries for repairs to her leg she faces a long period of rehabilitation in Melbourne. On the bright side not many people live to tell the tale that they were run over by a bus! Continue reading Your Mum has been run over by a bus
Four years ago I was 24 years old and seemingly had the world at my feet and was in the prime of my life. Continue reading Why I Travel
The countdown is now on to my next round the world trip in April with my younger brother Leigh joining me this time around.
Check out our trip itinerary at http://www.travellerspoint.com/member_map.cfm?tripid=395134 Continue reading South America & Spanish Sojourn